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Kids Culture for March 17

A teen PechaKucha at the Parrish Art Museum, with rapid-fire presentations by teen artists and high school art teachers, is one of the highlights of this week's South Fork programs for teens and kids.

Mar 17, 2022
Child Care Center ‘Overwhelmed’ by Surprise Gift

As construction on its new 7,000-square-foot building nears completion, the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center is bumping up against unexpected costs that have left the organization “a couple of hundred thousand dollars” short of its $3 million budget. That’s why every little bit helps, its executive director said this week as she acknowledged a meaningful donation from the Hamptons United Methodist Church in the amount of $25,000.

Mar 17, 2022
Bonac's ‘Bus Barn’ Rolls Ahead

The East Hampton School District’s new transportation center on Springs-Fireplace Road is proof that the future of school busing here is much more than bright yellow buses and a place to park them.

Mar 17, 2022
School Board Candidates Sought

School district residents who would like to run for school board seats can officially begin submitting their paperwork for the 2022 election cycle.

Mar 16, 2022
An Art Show of Their Own

The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill has continued its longtime tradition of celebrating student artists with the annual Student Exhibition officially opening Sunday.

Mar 10, 2022
Balancing Needs and Wants in School Budgets

With gas prices skyrocketing and inflation impacting bottom lines almost everywhere, the East Hampton and Springs School Districts are feeling the crunch as they put together their spending plans for the 2022-23 school year.

Mar 10, 2022
Updating Covid Protocols

The Sag Harbor School District's superintendent, Jeff Nichols, outlined the school’s new Covid-19 protocols relating to contact tracing, close contacts, and "even students returning to school if they test positive."

Mar 10, 2022
Kids Culture for March 10, 2022

A teen writing competition, a search for the woolly bear caterpillar, and an introduction to ducks are among the things on tap for young people this week.

Mar 10, 2022
Turf Wars at Pierson and Beyond

The playing field at the Pierson Middle High School in Sag Harbor is indeed a quagmire. Or an ice rink, or a sandbox, depending on the time of year. Now, six years after Sag Harbor voters opted for real grass over synthetic turf, the issue is back on the school board's agenda.

Mar 10, 2022
Sag Harbor Teen Is a MasterChef in the Making

Sag Harbor’s Eve Achuthan-Kozar will be among the stars in a high-stress, cutthroat TV cooking competition, part of the storied “MasterChef” franchise, in which the often-terrifying celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay plays host, judge, and tyrant, but in this case, all the contestants are between the ages of 8 and 13.

Mar 3, 2022
Kids Culture for March 3, 2022

A new semester of performing arts classes with Our Fabulous Variety Show, puppetry at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, and adventures with the South Fork Natural History Museum are on tap for kids and teens in the coming week.

Mar 3, 2022
Masks Now Optional in Schools

Face coverings in most South Fork schools are now optional. School districts from Montauk to Southampton confirmed that as of Wednesday masks will no longer be mandatory for students, teachers, administrators, or staff. The mask rollback extends to school buses as well.

Mar 3, 2022